Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 September 2011

1634 Pages | 462 illus.


ISBN: 9780199767076

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Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates

Jack Calvert, Abdelwahid Mellouki, John Orlando, Michael Pilling, and Timothy Wallington

  • Follows the pathway of oxidation of each oxygenate from its entrance into the troposphere to its major products including all aspects of the mechanisms
  • Gives evaluations of the kinetic and photochemical rate data for reactions of 726 different oxygenates (including the halogen-substituted species): 26 acids; 11 acyl halides; 4 acid anhydrides; 99 alcohols; 89 aldehydes; 93 esters, 190 ethers, 5 hydroperoxides; 4 ketenes, 103 ketones, and 106 N-atom containing oxygenates
  • Includes over 2140 references to the scientific literature, authored by 2783 different scientists
  • The book's appendix shows the molecular structure of most of the oxygenates that are discussed

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